Bolivia Demands Chilean Territory, Chile Declines Request

During the recent Summit of the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC) and the European Union in Santiago, Chile, Bolivian President Evo Morales reiterated his demanded that Chile give up national territory to provide Bolivia with more convenient access to the Pacific ocean. Responding to Morales’ most recent demands during the CELAC-EU meetings…

Terrorist Attacks in Southern Chile

Yesterday, a school (vacant for summer vacation) was burned down. Last Friday, an elderly couple were found dead in their burned down home. It appears the seventy five year owner of the home, Werner Luchsinger, was managed to shoot one of the arsonists in the neck while defending his home and wife, Vivian McKay, during…

TAM Joins LAN to Become LATAM

Chilean airline LAN Airlines S.A. is a national institution, founded March 5, 1929. The airline is one of the most recognizable brands in Chile, and from 1994 to 2010, the majority shareholder was Chile’s sitting president, Sebastián Piñera (he made good on campaign promised to sell his interests to avoid any conflicts of interest while…